Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 107: 47


858 bottles

Work Step by Step

Step 1) 1200 + 1.10x = 2.50x Step 2) 1200 = 1.4x Step 3) x = 857.14 --- Costs for the juice company are 1200 per day plus 1.10 per bottle. They sell the bottles for 2.50 each. Let x equal the number of days needed. Set the expenses equal to the income. Solving for x, x equals 857.14. Therefore, on the 858th bottle, the company will make enough income to cover the expenses.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.